[Act Beyond Borders - Sony CSL]

A word from Hiroaki Kitano,
President and Chief Executive Officer

[Open Systems Science]

A word from Mario Tokoro,
Founder & Executive Advisor


April 15, 2014 "Tohaku Navi" version 2.0
The new version of "Tohaku Navi," the official smartphone guide app for the Tokyo National Museum, was released for both Android and iOS. It is available in both Japanese and English and the course for the second floor of the Honkan supports sensing technologies so that content is automatically played back according to the exhibit room the user is currently located. Sony CSL was involved in preparing contents for this application. 

Please search for "Tohaku Navi" at the App Store or Google Play.


April 4, 2014 Japan Summit 2014
Hiroaki Kitano, CSL President & Director, will be speaking at the upcoming "Japan Summit 2014" (April 17), organized by The Economist. Please see here for details.


March 12, 2014 Young Global Leaders 2014 - World Economic Forum
CSL Researcher Ken Endo was  selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (Class of 2014).

The honour, bestowed each year by the Forum, recognizes and acknowledges outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world. Please see here for details.

February 19, 2014 New Video Archive
Dr. Mario Tokoro, the Founder and Executive Advisor, gave a Keynote Speech at the plenary session of the Open Group San Francisco Conference held on Tuesday February 4, 2014. His speech was titled "DEOS and O-DA - Retrospect and Prospect."  You can see the video archive of his speech here
February 3, 2014 The Entrepreneur Awards Japan (TEAJ) 2014
Dr. Yuji Yamamoto, CSL Researcher, was awarded the "Venture Generation Award" at the fourth annual "The Entrepreneur Awards Japan" (TEAJ). TEAJ is an annual awards event that recognizes entrepreneurs from the Japanese and foreign business communities in Japan. The award was presented to Yamamoto this time as an entrepreneur who has founded the MinaCare Co., Ltd.
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November 20, 2012
Added researcher Yuji Yamamoto to the "Members and Interests" page.
November 14, 2012
Added researcher Ken Endo to the "Members and Interests" page.
January 19, 2011

A new page to introduce the Video Lectures by CSL researchers has been added.